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Tacoma man killed, two injured in Highway 16 collision

PORT ORCHARD — A Tacoma man was killed and two Bremerton residents…

 

Eighth-grader completes week as Senate page for 26th District’s Angel

OLYMPIA — Eighth-grader Forest Kelly from Heritage Christian School in University Place…

 

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Ferry skipper replaces a Sinclair Bay legend

How does it feel to replace a minor legend on the Port…

 

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USS Nimitz change of command ceremony based on tradition, service and family

BREMERTON—The heart of the U.S. Navy can be can be summed up…

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Duggal will attempt to get license restored May 15-20

POULSBO — Dr. Narinder Duggal will get a hearing before the state…

Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands gather in Olympia for the Teen Council Lobby Day. Photo courtesy of Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands

Planned Parenthood vows to fight to keep clinics open

BREMERTON — The threatened repeal of the Affordable Care Act would mean…

Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands gather in Olympia for the Teen Council Lobby Day. Photo courtesy of Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands
Dr. Angela Davis speaks to an audience of hundreds at her equity lecture Jan. 11 at Bremerton High School. The lecture was the first in a series about Equity and Excellence, hosted by Olympic College.
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Educational equity lecture receives ‘overwhelming’ response

BREMERTON — Olympic College wants to initiate a community-wide conversation around issues…

Dr. Angela Davis speaks to an audience of hundreds at her equity lecture Jan. 11 at Bremerton High School. The lecture was the first in a series about Equity and Excellence, hosted by Olympic College.
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2017 shaping up to be a busy year | Bremerton Police Department Weekly Update

DUI emphasis made for a busy night Last week was a DUI…

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South Kitsap school officials hope third go-round is a charm for bond measure

By BOB SMITH Kitsap News Group PORT ORCHARD — When South Kitsap…

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New St. Vincent’s building inches closer to completion

Once the new St. Vincent de Paul building in Port Orchard is…

  • Jan 13th, 2017
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1,500 new housing units proposed in Poulsbo | Poulsbo Beat

Editor’s note: This version is updated to correctly identify the YWCA in…

According to Poulsbo Police, the suspected vehicle appears to be a late 1990s model Mitsubishi Montero. The male is described as an adult white male, in his 30s with short, dark hair and a possible goatee. (Poulsbo Police Department)

Poulsbo Police investigating alleged child-luring attempt

POULSBO — The Poulsbo Police Department is investigating a suspected child luring…

According to Poulsbo Police, the suspected vehicle appears to be a late 1990s model Mitsubishi Montero. The male is described as an adult white male, in his 30s with short, dark hair and a possible goatee. (Poulsbo Police Department)
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Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson’s State of the City

POULSBO — Poulsbo Mayor Becky Erickson is scheduled to present her annual…

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Union leader lashes out at author of bogus South Kitsap bond-issue letter

SOUTH KITSAP — A campaign flier distributed in the South Kitsap area…

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New CO for Nimitz| Military Briefing

Capt. Kevin P. Lenox is the new commanding officer of the USS…

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Poulsbo’s Father Christmas was good to Fishline this year

POULSBO — Danny “Father Christmas” Fritts was suffering from a cold, but…

There’s still time to register for February special election

OLYMPIA — If you aren’t a registered voter in Washington state but…

Kitsap Transit sets public fare policy meetings

BREMERTON — Kitsap County residents are being asked to provide their input…

Stormwater regulations changed for the new year

Kitsap County’s Department of Community Development is revising development-related codes, and is…

  • Jan 11th, 2017

Mental health funding priorities to be identified by public survey

Kitsap County residents are being asked for a favor from the the…

No Excuse Moms of Kitsap County meet a couple times a week to work out. To learn more, contact Tasha Tartaglia at tashtart22@hotmail.com.
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Free workout group gives moms ‘no excuse’

“A ‘No Excuse Mom’ is someone who makes no excuses for prioritizing…

No Excuse Moms of Kitsap County meet a couple times a week to work out. To learn more, contact Tasha Tartaglia at tashtart22@hotmail.com.
                                Photo courtesy of Tasha Tartaglia
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Goings-on in our Navy town | Military Briefing

Free showing of “SING” for military and their families Jan. 7 The…

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Tracking the Thunderbird

“The name of the place has no point, you say? I disagree,…

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Port Orchard Packers fan dies following cherished visit

Fervid Green Bay Packers fan Josh McCall of Port Orchard has died,…

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From left, NKF&R Lt. Ryan Buchanan applies water beneath layers of roofing material while Lt. Mark Cooney exposes the hot spots ata Suquamish home fire Jan. 7. (Photo/North Kitsap Fire & Rescue)

Man displaced, but no injuries, in Suquamish house fire

SUQUAMISH — No one was injured but a man was displaced when…

  • Jan 8th, 2017
From left, NKF&R Lt. Ryan Buchanan applies water beneath layers of roofing material while Lt. Mark Cooney exposes the hot spots ata Suquamish home fire Jan. 7. (Photo/North Kitsap Fire & Rescue)

Volunteers needed for 2017 Point-In-Time homelessness count

Kitsap County and the Kitsap Continuum of Care Coalition once again are…

First Federal Community Foundation awards $25,000 to Morrow Manor

POULSBO — First Federal Community Foundation has awarded a grant for $25,000…

  • Jan 6th, 2017

Suquamish joins global alliance to combat ocean acidification

SUQUAMISH — Leaders from around the world, representing local, state, federal and…

  • Jan 6th, 2017

Road work may delay traffic on some county roads | The Road Report

Kitsap County’s Public Works Department has released a list of county roads…

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New Kitsap Transit center means revised routes in Poulsbo

POULSBO — Unless you want to catch the Route 90 bus to…

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Miss Poulsbo honored by mayor, City Council

POULSBO — As its first action of the new year on Jan.…

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Legal fees going up for developers and others doing business with the city of Poulsbo

POULSBO —The Poulsbo City Council renewed its contract this week with the…

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Burglar escapes from Poulsbo McDonald’s with undisclosed amount of money

POULSBO — Employees of the McDonald’s at 20533 Viking Ave. NW interrupted…

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Resurfacing Little Anderson Parkway on Poulsbo waterfront to begin Jan. 23

POULSBO — There will be a public meeting at 6:30 p.m., Jan.…

Appeals court shifts responsibility for Port Gamble Bay cleanup

PORT GAMBLE — In a decision made late last week by the…

Minor change to Bremerton-to-Port Orchard foot ferry schedule

Travelers who ride the last daily sailing on the foot ferry out…

  • Jan 5th, 2017

SKSD to begin monitoring lead in drinking water

South Kitsap School District will begin to voluntarily monitor lead and copper…

SKSD extends interim superintendent’s contract

PORT ORCHARD — The South Kitsap School District Board of Directors has…

Brownsville Marina crew members and volunteers battled below freezing temperatures and 30-plus mph wind gusts as they worked to rescue the metal bridge that connects the marina’s north and east breakwaters, late Jan. 10. (Terryl Asla/Kitsap News Group)

Wind damages breakwater bridge at Brownsville Marina

BROWNSVILLE — Brownsville Marina crew members and volunteers battled below freezing temperatures…

  • Jan 11th, 2017
Brownsville Marina crew members and volunteers battled below freezing temperatures and 30-plus mph wind gusts as they worked to rescue the metal bridge that connects the marina’s north and east breakwaters, late Jan. 10. (Terryl Asla/Kitsap News Group)
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Capt. Kevin Lenox takes command of USS Nimitz Jan. 12

Lenox takes command of USS Nimitz on Jan. 12 BREMERTON — Capt.…

  • Jan 11th, 2017
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